Babies’ Eating Habits And Childhood Obesity

Research finds no link between childhood obesity and the timing of the introduction of solid food for breastfed babies. Formula-feeding, however, does not have the same result. Formula-fed babies are much more sensitive to when they first began eating solid food.

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Procrit, Aranesp, and Epogen All Risk and No Benefits for Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease?

Anemia drugs are widely used by patients on chemotherapy and patients with chronic kidney disease, but there is growing evidence that the misuse of these drugs is harming many patients. The FDA issued a “safety communication” on June 24, 2011 recommending lower doses of anemia drugs for patients with chronic kidney disease. This warning was based on studies showing increased risk of stroke, blood clots, other cardiac

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Unnecessarily Invasive Breast Biopsies

A study by physicians at the University of Florida has found that doctors are performing unnecessarily high numbers of open surgical biopsies, instead of biopsy procedures that are as effective but less invasive.

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Dating Violence: What Everyone Needs to Know.

Think dating violence can’t happen to you? Dating violence usually starts with words, and it can happen to anyone. Nearly one-third of all women between 18-24 have experienced dating violence. This free pamphlet explains the warning signs and explains how to avoid escalating problems in a relationship. It can help you avoid dating violence or get out of an abusive relationship.

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